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Lunatics all round,
This review is from: Lunatic Express: Discovering the World via Its Most Dangerous Buses, Boats, Trains, and Planes (Paperback)
I took a punt on this book after it was recommended by Amazon, and was pleasantly surprised.
Not only does the author convey beautifully the ubiquitous sense of bedlam on each of his journeys, but he does it so convincingly that I feel that I needn't ever put myself through the travails of South American coaches or Indonesian ferries.
It really is a lovely travel book, with revelations occurring for the author himself too: I particularly resonated with his temptations in India (something that has happened to me on my travels too) and enjoyed the story about the ear cleaners enormously.
On the whole it is a fun, exciting and interesting book that is perfect for one's commute. It made me realise how lucky we are that the London Underground is what it is...